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KAREN // @momopeche

Game geek, candyfreak, bad runner.  

EXPERTISE: Geography, Hip Hop, Dogs, Patrick Swayze, Scout


COLIN // @colin13

Cannot tolerate lines that are not 100% parallel or 100% perpendicular.

EXPERTISE: Classic Rock, Academy Awards, NBA, Star Wars, Sniper


DANA // @ItsKindaSweet

Kinda sweet, kinda hilarious. Game designer extraordinaire.  

EXPERTISE: Literature, Indie Rock, Pop Culture, New Zealand, Prince, Medic


CHRIS // @kobunheat

Walking retro videogame almanac. Ravenclaw.  

EXPERTISE: US government, James Taylor, videogames, Spy



Whew, there sure are a bunch of segments in our 4th All Quiz Bonanza show: Chris schools us on "bookkeeping" and crazy English words derived from Japanese, Karen has a mystery round (Mysteround?), Dana challenges us to a dance-off, and Colin made us a round of "Sports Trivia for Non-Sports Fans." And guess who's back? THE CRAZY SINGING ROBOT. 

ALSO: "backronyms," why Karen is mad at Siri, and one bizarre headline

RUNTIME: 44 minutes 13 seconds 



Featured interlude music:

"Double Trouble" from Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban  Amazon | iTunes 

"The Sporting Life" by The Decemberists  Amazon | iTunes 

"Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight" by Spinal Tap  Amazon | iTunes 

"Shake Your Groove Thing" by Peaches & Herb  Amazon | iTunes 

"Tokyo (Vampires & Werewolves)" by The Wombats  Amazon | iTunes 


Help name our singing Robot! We're thinking of maybe a backronym for B.R.A.I.N or B.R.I.A.N. Email us suggestions at We will pick the best ones and reward winners with prizes!

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Acronym for the automated bad singer dude:


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